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Caroline’s Liked Places
Stanford Shopping Center is one of Caroline’s Liked Places.

1. Stanford Shopping Center

8.4
660 Stanford Shopping Ctr (Sand Hill Rd), Palo Alto, CA
Shopping Mall · 105 tips and reviews

Caroline D.Caroline Deng: Filled with department stores and upscale stores like Macy's, Bloomingdale's, Louis Vuitton, Apple, and food places like California Pizza Kitchen and Pinkberry! Also a good place to people watch.

To Bang is one of Caroline’s Liked Places.

2. To Bang

7.8
1052 Kiely Blvd (at Benton St), Santa Clara, CA
Korean BBQ Restaurant · 38 tips and reviews

Caroline D.Caroline Deng: Huge portion sizes in the family style options. Family Style 2 is enough for 4 people. Unlimited Korean appetizers, and kimchi fried rice is amazing! Waiters are attentive and polite, too!

17 Mile Drive is one of Caroline’s Liked Places.

3. 17 Mile Drive

9.2
17 Mile Dr, Pebble Beach, CA
Scenic Lookout · 108 tips and reviews

Caroline D.Caroline Deng: $10 entrance fee per car, but well worth the beautiful drive along the coast. A visitor's map of all the attractions is provided.

Spanish Bay is one of Caroline’s Liked Places.

4. Spanish Bay

9.5
Pebble Beach, CA
Beach · 8 tips and reviews

Caroline D.Caroline Deng: This place is perfect, especially with its picnic area and scenic views. This beach in particular is known for its stacked rocks. Weekends can be crowded.

China Rock is one of Caroline’s Liked Places.

5. China Rock

9.1
Pebble Beach, CA
Beach · 3 tips and reviews

Caroline D.Caroline Deng: This place is where Chinese immigrant fishermen used to make their homes. Now, it's a great place to climb the rocks and has scenic views of the coast.

Macy's is one of Caroline’s Liked Places.

6. Macy's

5.7
300 Stanford Shopping Ctr, Palo Alto, CA
Department Store · 13 tips and reviews

Caroline D.Caroline Deng: Check out the sales racks for great discounts on designer brands. They also have a large selection of petite and plus size women's clothing on the second floor!

Skyline-to-the-Sea Trail is one of Caroline’s Liked Places.

7. Skyline-to-the-Sea Trail

7.0
Skyline (Highway 9), Saratoga, CA
Trail · 1 tip

Caroline D.Caroline Deng: This trail is approximately 3.9 miles and should take around 3 hours to complete. This would be best for a beginner-intermediate hiker.

Daiso Japan is one of Caroline’s Liked Places.

8. Daiso Japan

8.2
685 Saratoga Ave, San Jose, CA
Miscellaneous Shop · Strawberry Park · 8 tips and reviews

Caroline D.Caroline Deng: Almost everything is $1.50, and come here for quality Japanese merchandise at discounted prices, especially their bowls! Also, they have a large selection of unique hi-chew and pocky flavors.

Mitsuwa Marketplace is one of Caroline’s Liked Places.

9. Mitsuwa Marketplace

8.5
675 Saratoga Ave (at Moorpark Ave.), San Jose, CA
Grocery Store · Strawberry Park · 70 tips and reviews

Caroline D.Caroline Deng: Check out Santouka Ramen and Matcha Love while browsing the store's wide selection of Japanese goods. But beware of lines; this place gets crowded on weekends.

Golden Gate Heights Mosaic Stairway is one of Caroline’s Liked Places.

10. Golden Gate Heights Mosaic Stairway

9.2
Moraga St (btwn 15th & 16th Ave), San Francisco, CA
Scenic Lookout · Golden Gate Heights · 50 tips and reviews

Caroline D.Caroline Deng: A hidden gem within SF. Also, come at around sunrise or sunset and go all the way up to Grand View Park to get awesome panoramic shots.

Golden Gate Park Children's Playground is one of Caroline’s Liked Places.

11. Golden Gate Park Children's Playground

8.9
Bowling Green Drive (near South Dr), San Francisco, CA
Playground · Golden Gate Park · 24 tips and reviews

Caroline D.Caroline Deng: Used to come here a lot as a kid, and I highly recommend the concrete slide (bring cardboard to slide down) and the carousel! This is apparently the oldest public playground in the US.

Amoeba San Francisco is one of Caroline’s Liked Places.

12. Amoeba San Francisco

9.2
1855 Haight St (at Stanyan St), San Francisco, CA
Record Shop · Haight Ashbury · 117 tips and reviews

Caroline D.Caroline Deng: Amazing records selection and one of the coolest hidden gems in SF! You can also head to Golden Gate Park afterwards!

Boba Guys is one of Caroline’s Liked Places.

13. Boba Guys

8.4
3491 19th St (at Valencia St), San Francisco, CA
Bubble Tea Shop · Mission District · 146 tips and reviews

Caroline D.Caroline Deng: With its roots in SF, no wonder it's known as the most hipster bubble tea place. You can't go wrong with Horchata Boba or Hong Kong Style Boba.

Grand View Park is one of Caroline’s Liked Places.

14. Grand View Park

9.3
1711 14th Ave (near Moraga), San Francisco, CA
Park · Golden Gate Heights · 35 tips and reviews

Caroline D.Caroline Deng: Stunning panoramic views of the city, and a cute spot for dates! On your way up, you'll also be able to walk up the 16th Ave Tiled Steps!

ABC Bakery Cafe is one of Caroline’s Liked Places.

15. ABC Bakery Cafe

650 Jackson St (at Beckett St), San Francisco, CA
Chinese Restaurant · Chinatown · 20 tips and reviews
The Irish Bank is one of Caroline’s Liked Places.

16. The Irish Bank

7.7
10 Mark Ln (at Harlan Pl.), San Francisco, CA
Irish Pub · Downtown San Francisco-Union Square · 127 tips and reviews

Caroline D.Caroline Deng: Grab the Magner's Hard Cider on tap, or a Long Island. They also have an interesting confessional booth which I imagine has quite a few interesting stories.

Koja Kitchen is one of Caroline’s Liked Places.

17. Koja Kitchen

8.0
1085 E Brokaw Rd, San Jose, CA
Korean Restaurant · Berryessa · 12 tips and reviews

Caroline D.Caroline Deng: Korean fusion restaurant. Kamikaze fries are a must and be prepared for a long wait.

Department of Motor Vehicles is one of Caroline’s Liked Places.

18. Department of Motor Vehicles

600 N Santa Cruz Ave (at Roberts Rd.), Los Gatos, CA
Government Building · 35 tips and reviews

Caroline D.Caroline Deng: I waited for only 5 minutes with an appointment to renew my license. This DMV has the shortest wait times even without an appointment!

Bitter+Sweet is one of Caroline’s Liked Places.

19. Bitter+Sweet

8.7
20560 Town Center Ln (at De Anza Blvd), Cupertino, CA
Coffee Shop · City Center · 109 tips and reviews

Caroline D.Caroline Deng: Red velvet latte and Spotted Dick Humphry Slocombe ice cream!

Kohl's is one of Caroline’s Liked Places.

20. Kohl's

6.1
350 Showers Dr,, Mountain View, CA
Department Store · 8 tips and reviews

Caroline D.Caroline Deng: The shoe section is a hidden gem with some great styles if you look. Check out the LC by Lauren Conrad for flattering fits! Items are usually always "discounted", so keep this in mind before buying.

Bay Club Cupertino is one of Caroline’s Liked Places.

21. Bay Club Cupertino

10101 North Wolfe Rd (at Stevens Creek Blvd), Cupertino, CA
Gym / Fitness Center · Vallco Park South · 12 tips and reviews
Starbucks is one of Caroline’s Liked Places.

22. Starbucks

10101 N Wolfe Rd, Cupertino, CA
Coffee Shop · Vallco Park South · 11 tips and reviews

23. Hair 7

225 San Antonio, Mountain View, CA
Salon / Barbershop · 2 tips and reviews

Caroline D.Caroline Deng: Call ahead to make an appointment with KIM. She is one of the best barbers I've ever gone to, but the others are hit or miss. Also, haircuts are discounted on Wednesdays.

Garden Fresh Vegetarian Restaurant is one of Caroline’s Liked Places.

24. Garden Fresh Vegetarian Restaurant

8.3
1245 W El Camino Real (at Shoreline Blvd), Mountain View, CA
Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant · 23 tips and reviews

Caroline D.Caroline Deng: Try the scallion pancakes, which are different from the typical Chinese version. This place is vegan and vegetarian friendly, and serves no real meat. Food is best split family-style.

Masa's Sushi is one of Caroline’s Liked Places.

25. Masa's Sushi

400 San Antonio Rd, Mountain View, CA
Sushi Restaurant · 15 tips and reviews
Milkcow is one of Caroline’s Liked Places.

26. Milkcow

7.4
5657 Auto Mall Pkwy (b/t Boscell Rd & Christy St), Fremont, CA
Ice Cream Shop · 11 tips and reviews

Caroline D.Caroline Deng: Milkcow is a soft serve chain that is popular in Seoul. Music is K-pop, and there are a lot of Korean decorations. Get Almond Dream or the Honeycomb flavor! Anything cotton candy is popular too.

27. Dr. Michael Chin, O.D.

840 W Dana St, Mountain View, CA
Optical Shop · Downtown Mountain View · 1 tip
Pearl Cafe is one of Caroline’s Liked Places.

28. Pearl Cafe

6.1
506 Showers Dr (at California St), Mountain View, CA
Bubble Tea Shop · 33 tips and reviews

Caroline D.Caroline Deng: Great Hawaiian food, but bubble tea is subpar. It's good for working, and the free wifi (Pearl Cafe) password is "pearl999"

DSW Designer Shoe Warehouse is one of Caroline’s Liked Places.

29. DSW Designer Shoe Warehouse

5.9
40 E 14th St (at Union Square W), New York, NY
Shoe Store · Greenwich Village · 58 tips and reviews

Caroline D.Caroline Deng: There are so many shoes it can be overwhelming. Check out the clearance and sale sections at the back for amazing deals on brand name shoes.

Old Fisherman's Wharf is one of Caroline’s Liked Places.

30. Old Fisherman's Wharf

8.1
Wharf No. 1 (at Olivier St), Monterey, CA
Pier · 92 tips and reviews

Caroline D.Caroline Deng: Free clam chowder samples all the way down the wharf! It also has quite a few tourist shops, whale watching, seafood restaurants, and a man with parrots near the end of the wharf.